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Apache HTTPD: mod_deflate denial of service (CVE-2014-0118)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) July 18, 2014 July 18, 2014 May 24, 2016


The affected asset is vulnerable to this vulnerability ONLY if it is running one of the following modules: mod_deflate. Review your web server configuration for validation. A resource consumption flaw was found in mod_deflate. If request body decompression was configured (using the "DEFLATE" input filter), a remote attacker could cause the server to consume significant memory and/or CPU resources. The use of request body decompression is not a common configuration.

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